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Re: Dealing with an idea deficit...

From:Sylvia Sotomayor <kelen@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 14, 2004, 7:24
On Monday 13 September 2004 21:51, David Peterson wrote:
> Trebor wrote: > > << I don't know how I'm going to get my hands on a Braille copy of > _Describing > Morphosyntax_, unfortunately, but maybe you guys could help?>>
> An invaluable resource whose name I forget and which I'd love > to have > is a book that gives every type of verb in American English. I think > there are something > like 150 different types of verbs that this author identifies, and she (I > know the author > is female) gives examples of each and how specifies how exactly they're > different. > That's what to do with verbs, in my opinion. >
This wouldn't be _English Verb Classes and Alternations_ by Beth Levin, U Chicago Press 1993 0-226-47532-8 (cloth) 0-226-47533-6 (paper), would it? It's a useful book even for languages that don't have verbs. :-) -- Sylvia Sotomayor Kélen language info can be found at: This post may contain the following: á (a-acute) é (e-acute) í (i-acute) ó (o-acute) ú (u-acute) ñ (n-tilde) áe ñarra anmárienne cí áe reharra anmárienne lá;


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